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Strong folding carton demand leads to supply chain challenges

Folding carton volumes have grown significantly during 2021, driven by a surge in sales of food and beverage packaging. Meanwhile, converters are experiencing growing supply chain disruption associated with the ‘perfect storm’ of COVID-19 factors, especially regarding raw material deliveries of cartonboard. https://www.thepackagingportal.com/industry-news/strong-folding-carton-demand-leads-to-supply-chain-challenges/

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Is the circular economy transition fast enough?

  Recent survey by DNV and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) reveals that circular economy is rising on corporate agendas across geographies.  Despite the growing attention in the public, among legislators and companies, the shift to business models that design waste out of the system seems to progress

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Strong domestic box demand keeps OCC prices up

Box demand has been strong since the summer of 2020, helping to boost old corrugated container prices. But sources say prices could plateau. Domestic recovered paper demand stayed strong in September, and prices for all grades of recovered paper have increased slightly as well. But a few recovered paper brokers

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Pandemic delivers transformation for the packaging industry

The packaging industry will never beat a pulse, but the pandemic has caused an unlikely transformation in the state of its most well-known product: the humble cardboard box. With blackouts that forced millions to go online for almost everything over the past 18 months, the daily arrival of packages has

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Fully-recyclable sandwich packaging to be trialled in UK supermarkets

Greencore Group plc, a leading UK manufacturer of convenience foods, has confirmed that, in partnership with the Co-op and Sainsbury’s, it will soon commence ‘test and learn’ trials of an all fibre, plastic-free recyclable sandwich skillet in stores across the UK. The packaging, developed in conjunction with ProAmpac and believed to be

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Mill demand for recovered paper remains high

  Demand is outpacing supply of recovered paper in the June buying period, and some anticipate this trend will continue throughout the summer. Recyclers across the U.S. have noticed an uptick in demand for recovered paper.   “Everyone is begging for more cardboard and mixed paper,” says a material recovery facility (MRF) operator

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Corrugated Paper Market 2021 Global Industry Share, Size, Revenue, Latest Trends, Business Boosting Strategies, CAGR Status, Growth Opportunities and Forecast 2026

Corrugated Paper Market 2021-2026 Research Report on Global professional and comprehensive report on the Corrugated Paper Market. The report monitors the key trends and market drivers in the current scenario and offers on the ground insights. Corrugated Paper Market Report will add the analysis of the impact of COVID-19 on

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